25 February 2016
Next step in the implementation of our strategic focus as a major Engineering Enterprise and Manufacturing business
Laing O’Rourke today announced it is consulting with UK-based employees on a proposal to establish a more competitive business structure across its UK operation, ensuring its project delivery teams are supported by a leaner and more operationally-focused functional overhead.
It is likely that the proposals will result in a reduction in the number of employee roles in its support functions and a streamlining of its regional office networks. The company may therefore have to make circa 200 redundancies.
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The proposal will allow the organisation to increase its focus on winning and delivering the £9.2 billion of major projects and strategic frameworks currently on its order book.
There will be no impact on client service levels as we continue to deliver world-class projects on their behalf.